Chemicals produced by some vegetables when they are chopped, chewed
or otherwise processed could kill colon cancer cells - new evidence
that diet could play an important role in fighting - and indeed
preventing - the disease.
The active component in green tea, epigallocatechin-3-gallate
(EGCG), already shown to fight several types of cancer, also
appears to kill cells of the most common form of leukemia, reports
a US team this week.